StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine
Holistic Medicine Specialists located in Skokie, IL & Frisco, TX
Getting to the doctor’s office is especially difficult when you suffer from a debilitating health condition like treatment-resistant depression or chronic pain. At StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine in Skokie, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Miami Beach, Florida; Crestview Hills, Kentucky; and the West Loop and River North areas of Chicago, the board-certified anesthesiologists and pain medicine physicians are helping patients get the care they need with ketamine telemedicine. Through their telehealth platform, they can talk to you about ketamine therapy and your treatment options. Call StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine or schedule your ketamine telemedicine appointment online today.
Ketamine Telemedicine Q&A
What is ketamine?
Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic most often used as a general anesthetic for surgical procedures. But health care providers also use ketamine to treat chronic health conditions like depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, and anxiety.
Ketamine works by binding to receptors in the brain that block glutamine, a neurotransmitter that sends messages between neurons. By blocking the receptors, glutamate creates new neural; pathways to deliver messages, changing how the brain communicates.
Researchers theorize that the new neural pathways relieve symptoms of depression, PTSD, chronic pain, and anxiety.
StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine specializes in psychedelic medicine and offers ketamine therapy to treat these health issues.
What is ketamine telemedicine?
Ketamine telemedicine is one of the services available at StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine. Telemedicine gives you the ability to see health care providers remotely. Instead of an in-office visit, you meet with the provider via video or phone.
StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine understands that people who suffer from chronic health conditions may have a harder time getting to a medical office, and offers ketamine telemedicine to make these services more accessible.
Am I a candidate for ketamine telemedicine?
Schedule an initial telehealth appointment at StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine to see if you’re a candidate for ketamine telemedicine. During this initial screening visit, your provider reviews your medical and mental health history, current treatments, and symptoms to determine the best therapy for you.
The experts at StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine may consider you a candidate for ketamine telemedicine if you have a condition that benefits from ketamine therapy and you can’t get to the office. Conditions StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine treats with ketamine include:
- Treatment-resistant depression
- Chronic migraines
- Neuropathic pain
- Chronic pain condition
- Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
If you have one of these conditions and traditional medical interventions fail to provide relief, then you might benefit from ketamine telemedicine from the specialists at StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine.
What can I expect during a ketamine telemedicine appointment?
You can expect patient-centered care from your ketamine telemedicine appointment at StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine. The specifics depend on your diagnosis and treatment goals.
Your provider talks to you about ketamine, how it works, and the various forms you can take it.
Call StrIVeMD Wellness and Ketamine or schedule your ketamine telemedicine consultation online today.
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